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Patient Care - Sports Medicine


Patient Care, with emphasis in Sports Medicine, teaches academic and technical skills necessary for a plethora of health careers. Students learn to help peers improve their athletic performance, recover from injury, and prevent future injuries. Sports Medicine is a fast-growing health care field because health workers who specialize in sports medicine help many “regular” people in addition to athletes. Sports medicine is a subspecialty of emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatrics.

Sports Medicine 1 Online Classroom (In Development)

Sports Medicine 2 Online Classroom (In Development)


Courses meet a-g eligibility for CSU/UC schools.

IB Sports Exercise and Health Science 

Traditional disciplines studied include biomechanics, psychology and nutrition in the context of sport, exercises and health. The course addresses an international dimension including ethics in the global context.

CTE Anatomy and Physiology & CTE Anatomy & Physiology Honors

This course focuses on the structure and function of the human body. Labs utilize microscopes, models, and dissection. Skills for health careers are emphasized with local physicians in partnership.

Sports Medicine 1 & 2

These two year-long courses are designed for students interested in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Medicine, Fitness, Nursing, EMT, Kinesiology, Nutrition, and other related fields. Curriculum and instruction are presented in a hybrid model including live class, virtual instruction, and internship. Students commit to serving a minimum number of internship hours each semester. Simi Valley Hospital operates in partnership with this pathway and Royal Athletics.


Students learn basic skills and fundamentals of sports medicine, including how to prevent athletic injury and increase athletic performance. Students will study body mechanics, nutritional guidelines for maximizing performance, protective sports equipment, taping and bracing, psychological aspects of competition, training and conditioning techniques. Internships are an integral part of the program.

Teacher demonstrates wrapping technique to prevent injury.
Sports Medicine intern wraps student athlete's thumb.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicted job growth between 2012 and 2022 which includes 18% for physicians and surgeons including sports medicine doctors, 19% for athletic trainers, and 36% for physical therapists.

Athletic Trainer in California $59,019/year

Registered Nurse in California $133,340/year

Physical Therapist in California $100,664/year

CAREERSAthletic Trainer, Biomedical Engineer, Doctor of Osteopathy, EMT (Emergency Medical Technicians), Environmental Health Specialist, Exercise Physiologist, Fitness, Health Educator, Kinesiotherapist, Medical Assistants, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical and Occupational Therapy Health Services Administrator